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Whether you end up sean-nós dancing in a traditional Irish pub or throwing shapes at an underground club, a night out in Dublin can go many different ways. But whatever your preference, we reckon one of the best nights of your life is in store – and it’ll inevitably involve cheap, cheap drinks, making friends with chatty locals and impeccable live music at every turn.
The recession hit nightlife in Dublin hard, and led to many a venue closure. But thankfully, things have picked up recently, with a slew of new openings catering to all manner of musical tastes. This city has a large population of young people, so it booms every night of the week. Not to mention the innumerable tourists who come to drink the Irish way – that is, occupying the pub until the wee hours, singing songs and supping endless pints. So without further a-brew, here’s where to head on your next next night out in Dublin – these are the best pubs, bars and clubs the city has to offer.
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